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(in Afterbirth † and Repentance)

Butter! is an unlockable trinket added in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth † (Booster Pack #1).

Effects[ | ]

  • Using an active item will drop it onto a pedestal on the ground.
  • When Isaac takes damage, there is a 2% chance one of Isaac's passive items will drop on the ground.

Notes[ | ]

  • Single-use Active items do not drop and are consumed as normal.
  • Tainted characters with active items in their consumable slots can drop them from getting hit, however they will only be able to pick it back up into the active item slot.

Strategy[ | ]

  • Butter! allows the transportation of active item pedestal from room to room. On its own this ability is useless, but can be used to set up plays involving room-wide pedestal effects; after gathering all available active item pedestal in a single room, Isaac can then:
  • Isaac can also damage himself to try to fish for the 2% chance of dropping a passive item in the same room as well.

Synergies[ | ]

  • (in Repentance) Collectible Blank Card iconBlank Card: As Blank Card is dropped upon usage, the recharge time for it is reset to 4, allowing to use more expensive cards much more frequently.
  • (in Repentance)Collectible Esau Jr. iconEsau Jr.: Using Esau Jr. while holding Butter! will spawn another copy of Esau Jr.
  • Collectible Void iconVoid: Items that are normally unusable when holding Butter! can still activate their effects if absorbed by Void.

Interactions[ | ]

  • (in Repentance)Collectible Damocles iconDamocles: Dropped active items will not cause extra item pedestals to spawn, nor can getting hit cause Isaac to drop an activated Damocles.
  • Collectible Glowing Hourglass iconGlowing Hourglass: Glowing hourglass functions as normal.
  • (except in Repentance)Collectible How to Jump iconHow to Jump: Isaac animates a jump but his movement remains normal and he cannot go over any obstacles.
    • (in Repentance) A normal jump is made before dropping the item.
  • (except in Repentance)Collectible Metronome iconMetronome: Effect from the Metronome is immediately canceled beyond the gain of hearts, coins, bombs, or keys. Visual effects may persist until leaving the room.
    • (in Repentance) Granted item effects will last until leaving the room.
  • Collectible Missing No. iconMissing No.: Butter! provides one of two available methods for getting rid of Missing No. The other being (in Repentance)Collectible Genesis iconGenesis.
  • (in Repentance)Collectible Notched Axe iconNotched Axe: Notched Axe is dropped when the charge bar is empty.
  • (except in Repentance)Collectible The Pinking Shears iconThe Pinking Shears: The flight granted by The Pinking Shears persists, but the body familiar is immediately canceled.
    • (in Repentance) The familiar remains.
  • (except in Repentance)Collectible Razor Blade iconRazor Blade: Deals damage to Isaac as normal but does not increase damage for the current room.
    • (in Repentance) Does increase damage.

No Effect[ | ]

Butter! will immediately cancel the effects of and discharge these active items when dropped, unless they are consumed with Collectible Void iconVoid.

In-game Footage[ | ]

Gallery[ | ]

Trivia[ | ]

  • Butter! was made by Florian Himsl (developer and programmer of the original The Binding of Isaac game).
  • Butter!'s effect may be a reference to the English slang "butterfingers," which is used to describe a person who has difficulty holding or catching things.